Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
- An improved tool for household faeces management in rural Bangladeshi communitiesRebeca Sultana
Center for Communicable Diseases, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Trop Med Int Health 18:854-60. 2013..To explore child defecation and faeces management practices in rural Bangladesh with the aim to redesign and pilot a tool to facilitate removal and disposal of faeces...
- Backyard poultry raising in Bangladesh: a valued resource for the villagers and a setting for zoonotic transmission of avian influenza. A qualitative studyR Sultana
Center for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rural Remote Health 12:1927. 2012..The aim of this study was to understand why people raise backyard poultry and to characterize people's regular interaction with their poultry...
- Bangladeshi backyard poultry raisers' perceptions and practices related to zoonotic transmission of avian influenzaRebeca Sultana
Center for Communicable Diseases, ICCDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
J Infect Dev Ctries 6:156-65. 2012..This paper explores the perception of Bangladeshi backyard poultry raisers regarding poultry sickness and zoonotic disease transmission and relevant practices...
- Piloting the use of indigenous methods to prevent Nipah virus infection by interrupting bats' access to date palm sap in BangladeshNazmun Nahar
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Post Box128, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Health Promot Int 28:378-86. 2013..Further studies should explore its ability to prevent bats from accessing date palm sap and assess if its use produces more or better quality sap, which would provide further incentives to make it more acceptable for its regular use. ..
- Use of infrared camera to understand bats' access to date palm sap: implications for preventing Nipah virus transmissionM Salah Uddin Khan
PIDVS, HSID, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, 1212 Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ecohealth 7:517-25. 2010..Efforts that prevent bat access to the shaved surface and the sap stream of the tree could reduce Nipah spillovers to the human population...
- Family caregivers in public tertiary care hospitals in Bangladesh: risks and opportunities for infection controlM Saiful Islam
Centre for Communicable Diseases, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh Electronic address
Am J Infect Control 42:305-10. 2014..Family caregivers are integral to patient care in Bangladeshi public hospitals. This study explored family caregivers' activities and their perceptions and practices related to disease transmission and prevention in public hospitals...
- Exploring pig raising in Bangladesh: implications for public health interventionsNazmun Nahar
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
Vet Ital 49:7-17. 2013..Interventions that offer social support to reduce stigma and highlight economic benefits of disease control might interest of pig raisers in accepting interventions targeting pig borne zoonoses...
- Family and community concerns about post-mortem needle biopsies in a Muslim societyEmily S Gurley
GPO 128, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
BMC Med Ethics 12:10. 2011..The goal of this study was to better understand family and community concerns and decision-making about post-mortem needle biopsies in this low-income, predominantly Muslim country in order to design an informed consent process...
- Social ecological analysis of an outbreak of pufferfish egg poisoning in a coastal area of BangladeshM Saiful Islam
International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:498-503. 2011....
- Date palm sap collection: exploring opportunities to prevent Nipah transmissionNazmun Nahar
Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences PIDVS, Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division HSID, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Ecohealth 7:196-203. 2010..Further studies to explore the effectiveness of these methods and to motivate gachhis to invest their time and money to use them could reduce the risk of human Nipah infection in Bangladesh...
- Piloting the promotion of bamboo skirt barriers to prevent Nipah virus transmission through date palm sap in BangladeshNazmun Nahar
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Glob Health Promot 21:7-15. 2014..Future efforts should focus on developing a low-cost behaviour change intervention and evaluate if it reduces the human exposure to potentially contaminated fresh date palm sap. ..
- Infrastructure and contamination of the physical environment in three Bangladeshi hospitals: putting infection control into contextNadia Ali Rimi
Centre for Communicable Diseases, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
PLoS ONE 9:e89085. 2014..This paper describes the physical structure and environmental contamination in selected hospital wards in three government hospitals in Bangladesh...
- Pig illnesses and epidemics: a qualitative study on perceptions and practices of pig raisers in BangladeshNazmun Nahar
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Vet Ital 48:157-65. 2012..A better surveillance system for pig diseases would provide an opportunity to identify the transmission of diseases, determine whether they pose a risk to humans, or whether they contribute to the emergence of diseases...
- Cultural and Economic Motivation of Pig Raising Practices in BangladeshNazmun Nahar
ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Mohakhali, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
Ecohealth 12:611-20. 2015..An intervention that improves their financial situation and reduces the risk of zoonotic disease may be of interest to pig raisers. ..
- Poultry slaughtering practices in rural communities of Bangladesh and risk of avian influenza transmission: a qualitative studyNadia Ali Rimi
Center for Communicable Diseases CCD, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, GPO Box 128, Dhaka, 1212, Bangladesh
Ecohealth 11:83-93. 2014....
- Raw Sap Consumption Habits and Its Association with Knowledge of Nipah Virus in Two Endemic Districts in BangladeshNazmun Nahar
ICDDRB, Dhaka, Bangladesh
PLoS ONE 10:e0142292. 2015..Implementing strategies to increase awareness about the risks of NiV and protect sap from bats might reduce the risk of NiV transmission. ..
- Fatal outbreak from consuming Xanthium strumarium seedlings during time of food scarcity in northeastern BangladeshEmily S Gurley
Programme on Infectious Diseases and Vaccine Sciences, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
PLoS ONE 5:e9756. 2010..An outbreak characterized by vomiting and rapid progression to unconsciousness and death was reported in Sylhet Distrct in northeastern Bangladesh following destructive monsoon floods in November 2007...